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Posts tagged ‘jerusalem’

Witness: Nabih El Suhaimat

this morning (thursday 8th), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio (repeated in the history hour on sunday evening)
nabih el suhaimat (interviewed by zeinab dabaa) (in the witness series)

The Six Day War – A Jordanian View:
In 1967 East Jerusalem was under the control of Jordan, and Captain Nabih El Suhaimat was stationed there.
In early June he and his soldiers fought in vain against Israeli paratroopers. But they lost control of the Old City and he was forced to flee Jerusalem in disguise.”

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Hugh Sykes on Jerusalem

BBC bias: The BBC implies that the Palestinian residents of Jerusalem have no vote.
this afternoon (thursday 8th), 1.14-1.21pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) includes …

Hugh Sykes reports from Jerusalem.”
“This is a binational city, and in this binational city, one national collective has all the power, and the other is politically disempowered.

including contributions from …
• lawyer daniel seidemann
• jerusalem post reporter amotz asa-el
(if you missed it, available from 0:14:30 to 0:21:30 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08sksbj#playt=14m31s)

Young Palestinians

this morning (sunday 4th), 9.06-9.32am, on bbc world service radio (repeated from last wednesday)
the palestinian territories (presented by nida ibrahim) (4th of 4 episodes of a young world, in the the compass series, the other three being about uganda, sierra leone, and the philippines)

“The Palestinian territories have the youngest population in the Middle East with a median age under 21. How do these young people express themselves culturally?
Nida Ibrahim, the BBC’s Ramallah producer, finds the challenges of conservatism and poverty mean that artists and performers find they have to struggle to be recognised – with many only able to find an audience via new media.”

including interviews with …
• hip-hop artist and film-maker muhammad mughrabi, of shuafat
• musician bashar murad
syrian zawafta, 28, of ashtar theatre, arrested and put in isolation for facebook incitement (more…)

Arts hour: Jerusalem

sunday 25th december 2016, 4.06-4.56pm, on bbc world service radio
jerusalem (presented by nikki bedi) (in the arts hour on tour series)

“This special programme recorded live in front of an audience features • Israeli Hip Hop/funk band Hadag Nahash performing alongside • Palestinian rapper Muhammad Mughrabi and • Armenian singer Apo Sahagian.
The organisers of the Jerusalem Season of Culture, Itay Mautner and Riman Barakat discuss the hottest local cultural issues with Israel’s Big Brother winner, Shifra Cornfeld.
Plus there’s comedy from Benji Lovitt, and a star guest interview with Lior Raz – writer, creator and star of hit Israeli television drama, Fauda – about undercover military operations in the occupied territories.”

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Newshour: peace process

this evening (monday 22nd), 9.07-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

President Trump becomes the first sitting US President to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem and says he is optimistic about chances for a peace deal in the Middle East.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ben james
sharren haskel, likud mk
akiva eldar, author, and columnist with al-monitor (more…)

Newsday: Jerusalem discussion

this morning (monday 22nd), 5.07-5.13am, 5.23-5.28am, 5.34-5.38am, 5.56-5.59am, 6.10-6.17am, 6.19-6.25am, 6.33-6.40am, 6.44-6.50am, 6.54-6.59am, 7.07-7.13am, 7.19-7.24am, 7.33-7.40am, 7.45-7.50am, 7.55-7.59am, 8.07-8.09am, and 8.19-8.29am, on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by ben james) leads with a discussion from jerusalem while waiting for donald trump, including contributions from …
abe katsman counsel to republicans overseas
elisa simon student, activist in the israeli labour party
hani al-alami, jerusalem palestinian enterpreneur
• tour guide david eisenstadt
• bbc reporter philip hamspheir
vera sajrawi, an arab-israeli producer for al-jazeera english
• tour guide david eisenstadt
• freelance reporter naomi zaboif
• east jerusalem journalist ibrahim husseini
mike evans, founder of the friends of zion museum
riman barakat, ceo of experience palestine
yisrael medad, a spokesperson for the yesha council
nimala harufa of fatah youth
• former us ambassador to israel daniel shapiro (more…)

Bowen on history

[despite the bbc’s introduction, this programme is jeremy bowen’s comprehensice partial history of the israel/palestine conflict]
this afternoon (friday 19th), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
crossing the divide (6th of 15 episodes of the our man in the middle east series)

“BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen was only trying to warm his home during the winter in Jerusalem. During the process, he discovered that the Palestinians are even at loggerheads over simple things like heating.
‘It’s a place where the conflict is always in your face. So is religion,’ he says.”

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